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TwinSpark
post 1st November 2005 10:43
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Ok this is the 1st winter i have had in my alfa 146 (bourght her in April) so the weathers been good up until now.

Now that we are starting to get to the cold season (warm'ish days & cold nights) most people get a little condensation on the inside of their windows if the car is left for a few hours.

However i must say how dissapointed i am in the 146 on this subject (i have never had a car that steams up so much in my life)

ITS ALLMOST LIKE WHEN I LOCK HER UP A MONKEY COMES OUT FROM A SECERET COMPARTMENT & STICKS ITS MOIST a**e ON ALL MY WINDOWS.

I have check the car - no water leeks or damps spots anywhere.

So is it that the 146 suffers from this problem or am i just unlucky
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post 1st November 2005 12:32
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Mine's pretty bad as well... Tried dehumidifing the car for a day last year... Didn't do much good still steams up... Heater on full blast pointed at the windscreen is your best bet.
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Mine's pretty bad as well... Tried dehumidifing the car for a day last year... Didn't do much good still steams up... Heater on full blast pointed at the windscreen is your best bet.
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post 1st November 2005 12:54
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just whack the heaters on full on the screen with the A/C on smile.gif

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post 1st November 2005 12:57
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My 146 has no real problems with steaming up windows but the other half's 145 seems quite bad
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post 1st November 2005 12:59
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Mine is terrible with out the air-con on.
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post 1st November 2005 13:15
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Is the flap on the re-circ stuck? You can see it through the black lift up part under the wiper arms.

This is a common fault and the best way to fix is to wack it down with a hammer handle.

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post 1st November 2005 15:27
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QUOTE(Mozza @ Nov 1 2005, 01:15 PM)
Is the flap on the re-circ stuck? You can see it through the black lift up part under the wiper arms.

This is a common fault and the best way to fix is to wack it down with a hammer handle.

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agree totally having suffered myself, 5 min fix, still not brill though, think its something to do wuth the large glass area of the front window (and rear on a 146).

Italian cars and cold weather do not mix. rant.gif
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post 1st November 2005 16:20
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Totally suffer from it, really bad in a 145 i think!


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post 1st November 2005 16:26
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thinking about it, i don't think mine has ever steamed up, not had to have A/C on or heat on the screen at all yet... well, apart from that one time wink.gif laugh.gif

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post 1st November 2005 19:48
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I found this over the last week or so aswell. They seem to be steamed up even before you get in the car biggrin.gif

I just whack the heater on and rear demister... its annoying having to put on the cold air first thing on a cold morning though brrrrrrr!
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post 1st November 2005 20:22
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essentials for semisting the windows on the 146 in winter......BIG coat and gloves while the engine warms up! tongue.gif
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post 1st November 2005 21:10
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Mine too! Particularly bad today because the sun shone bright and my windscreen looked liked i'd been having a w**k inside so i couldn't see 'uck all!
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post 1st November 2005 21:19
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...perhaps Tina Turner used to own a 145/6 then?

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post 1st November 2005 21:23
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...but i don't like Tuna, Sweens?
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post 1st November 2005 21:32
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i have this prob when having some back seat action wub.gif ohyes.gif roflmao.gif w00t2.gif coolio.gif yeah.gif
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post 2nd November 2005 17:36
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post 11th November 2005 22:09
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So it seems a very common fault then - O well just have to put up with it.

Sorry its been a while since i have been on here (been working away for a few weeks with no internet access mad.gif
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post 11th November 2005 22:16
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i suffered from this last year so i bought some silicon bags from rs...put couple in glove box,couple under seats and cple in boot,they absorb moisture in air...ok upto now


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post 11th November 2005 22:25
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QUOTE(skegness145 @ Nov 11 2005, 11:16 PM)
i suffered from this last year so i bought some silicon bags from rs...put couple in glove box,couple under seats and cple in boot,they absorb moisture in  air...ok upto now
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Where do you get these silicon bags from then?


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